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Old 07-03-2016, 01:42 PM   #1
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Drain fresh water or not?

Hi all! Wondering if it will hurt anything to keep fresh chlorinated water in tank for 3 wks. Or should I drain? Thanks!
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Old 07-03-2016, 02:01 PM   #2
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No problem on that time frame. Did you do your Spring sanitize process, if so that should keep you good for the Summer camping season.
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Old 07-03-2016, 02:03 PM   #3
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Yes, thank you for your help. Obviously I'm a newbie
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Old 07-03-2016, 02:11 PM   #4
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Yes, thank you for your help. Obviously I'm a newbie
That's not the newbie-est question you'll see here... a valid question as a matter of fact.
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Old 07-04-2016, 03:17 PM   #5
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I'm glad this was asked. I used my fresh water tank for the first time in May. I emptied it when I got home. Seemed like an awful waste of water to me. Now I'll know better. Thanks!
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Old 07-04-2016, 06:24 PM   #6
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Once I partially fill our fresh water tank in the spring it doesn't get emptied until I drain it for freeze protection. And our camping season is about 10 months a year.

We replace the water with chlorinated water as it gets used up, so it's being refreshed throughout the year.
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Old 07-04-2016, 07:49 PM   #7
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And I am in the other camp...when back home and parked that length of time, I drain it and use it on the lawn or garden so it's not wasted. I would rather put fresh water back in it if we are home a while....all comes down to personal preference.
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And I am in the other camp...when back home and parked that length of time, I drain it and use it on the lawn or garden so it's not wasted. I would rather put fresh water back in it if we are home a while....all comes down to personal preference.
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If mine is holding much water (say 10 gallons +) and is going to sit awhile I'll add about a 1/2 teaspoon of "maintenance" chlorine to it.
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Old 07-04-2016, 08:44 PM   #10
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I had water in ours for two weeks,Did the chlorine thing and when we got to the CG,WOW some kind of smell.Smelled like old sweat socks. Drained and re chlorinated it..Left it in there and in fact it's still there.I forgot to drain when we went to the shop for warranty work.

I drain ours every time.Unless i have a senior moment
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